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My hair hates oil!!?

chloevalentinechloevalentine Posts: 50Registered Users
I've tried olive and argan oil and my hair hates it! Does this mean its porous? Any suggestions? My hair is long and thick but the curls are thinner and not as curly at ends (even after a cut).
I normally use ouidad products and love the tres effects gel. I use tresemme naturals for leave in. Any time I try to use an actual leave in confit makes my hair frizzy.

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  • confusedcurls26confusedcurls26 Posts: 81Registered Users
    - do you seal in moisture ? and what exactly do you mean by "hates it" ?

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  • KeihsKeihs Posts: 435Registered Users
    Ditto. How does it make your hair feel? Maybe it's just the type of oil.. I heard oil has different properties and what works for some may not work for others...
  • chloevalentinechloevalentine Posts: 50Registered Users
    It makes my hair feel like straw. Not soft. How do you seal it in?
  • confusedcurls26confusedcurls26 Posts: 81Registered Users
    - first wet your hair, then apply a leave -in if you desire, or just put put oil over it .

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  • *M!x*Ch!ck**M!x*Ch!ck* Posts: 154Registered Users
    Try aloe Vera juice
    The ph is 4.5 which is great for hair
  • kathymackkathymack Posts: 9,999Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    My hair doesn't care for straight oil/butter, but likes them mixed into products. I suspect it's because it's low porosity and takes forever to absorb. The best way to choose ingredients/products is by hair properties. Here's a link to help you Live Curly Live Free - Curly Hair Basics Once you determine your hair properties look for others with similar hair and see what they use (it's the best place to start.)
    3a (Corkicelli), highlighted, fine, low porosity
    SE PA

    HGs: Anything Sevi; Curly Kinks Satin Roots, Curlycue ReNew and Coil Jam; homemade FSG and okra gel; soap bars; UFD Curly Magic; Botanical Spirits Jellies, CJ Repair Me, Aloe Fix
    [SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]
  • kurlygurlykurlygurly Posts: 644Registered Users
    My hair isn't too crazy about oil either...EXCEPT for jojoba. Favorite!

    Sent from my DROID RAZR using Tapatalk 2
    3b-ish... normal to low porosity....med. texture
    Wash: Desert Essence Coconut shampoo, Acure argon shampoo
    Deep Trestment: Nature's Nectars deep conditioner/styler
    Condition: Nature's Nectars luv-n-a-bottle, Nature's Gate pomegranate sunflower
    LEAVE-IN:Nature's Nectars luv-n-a-bottle, Natures Gate pomegranate sunflower
    STYLE: Nature's Nectars Sweet Shea butter blend, Ecostyler gel
    hemp oil, jojoba oil
    www.naturesnectars.net
  • marinalynnmarinalynn Posts: 1Registered Users
    My hair seems to have issues with oil as well. It doesn't matter if I put it in straight or mixed with other ingredients, my hair feels dry, like straw, and tangles terribly. It's like it sucks the moisture right out of my curls and takes ages to make my locks happy again.

    For me this happens with EVOO, coconut oil, and mayo. I'm scared to try other oils
  • GreatcurlsGreatcurls Posts: 1,782Registered Users
    marinalynn wrote: »
    My hair seems to have issues with oil as well. It doesn't matter if I put it in straight or mixed with other ingredients, my hair feels dry, like straw, and tangles terribly. It's like it sucks the moisture right out of my curls and takes ages to make my locks happy again.

    For me this happens with EVOO, coconut oil, and mayo. I'm scared to try other oils

    I've been using a "dry oil" from The Body Shop. It doesn't moisturize my hair, but leaves it satin-smooth, detangled, and shiny. Give the oil about two minutes to be absorbed by your hair. Most oils (except tamanu and Shima oil) also leave my hair as they do yours, but I'm really impressed with the so called "dry oils".
    Mod CG-Naturally Highly Porous and Dry
    This list is not exhaustive...:happy3:
    CoWash: various
    DT: various

    Leave-in
    : CR L/I Collection, various
    Stylers:MC Leave-in, Gorilla Snot
    Spritz/Sealant:Nu-Gro spray w/moisturizer
    *experimenting and loving it!
  • InaEvaInaEva Posts: 61Registered Users
    Coconut oil will leave hair feeling soft, but my favorite is jojoba oil.
    Mulatto, Long 3B Hair
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  • kurlygurlykurlygurly Posts: 644Registered Users
    InaEva wrote: »
    Coconut oil will leave hair feeling soft, but my favorite is jojoba oil.

    :thumbup::thumbup::thumbup::thumbup::thumbup:

    I don't really like oil but I notice Phytospecifics revitalizing oil treatment is pretty nice.
    Sent from my DROID RAZR using Tapatalk 2
    3b-ish... normal to low porosity....med. texture
    Wash: Desert Essence Coconut shampoo, Acure argon shampoo
    Deep Trestment: Nature's Nectars deep conditioner/styler
    Condition: Nature's Nectars luv-n-a-bottle, Nature's Gate pomegranate sunflower
    LEAVE-IN:Nature's Nectars luv-n-a-bottle, Natures Gate pomegranate sunflower
    STYLE: Nature's Nectars Sweet Shea butter blend, Ecostyler gel
    hemp oil, jojoba oil
    www.naturesnectars.net

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